New on the Library Shelf: A sting in the tale

publication date: Mar 1, 2014
Send a summary of this page to someone via email.

Bee World  Vol. 90 (2) 2013 p. 48
Article Title

New on the Library Shelf: A sting in the tale by Dave Goulson

Author(s)

Norman Carreck NDB

Abstract

This is a very different book from the authors earlier academic tome Bumble bees: behaviour, ecology, and conservation published in 2003 and updated in 2009. The latter was full of references and diagrams, so that it has rightly become a standard text book. In contrast, A sting in the tale has no references, and no illustrations at all. It is a very personal account of the author’s interest in natural history and how he came to focus on bumble bees. It gives several examples of the principles and practice of bumble bee conservation.

Keywords New Book, Library, New Publication
Open Access (Free to download) Free PDF button